Senior Software Engineer

Engineering United States Boulder, Colorado


The Position

Do you dream about creating a more sustainable future? At Uplight, we are motivating energy users and providers to accelerate the clean energy ecosystem. Working with over 90 of the world’s leading electric and gas utilities, Uplight provides an end-to-end customer energy experience. Uplight delivers personalized products that improve customer satisfaction, increase revenue, reduce the cost to serve, and contribute to carbon reduction goals. We are B Corp certified, enabling us to put our values into action by not only making decisions for the benefit of our shareholders, but also for our customers, environment, employees, and community.

We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join our team and help us achieve our goals for our business and the planet.

What you get to do:

We are searching for a Senior Software Engineer who is passionate about changing the way millions of people save energy. You’ll work within the Engineering Department to build and improve our applications to deliver flexible and creative solutions to our utility partners and end users.  You’ll be a part of developing robust architecture and leading large feature initiatives that deliver a compelling experience for our customers in the area of Demand Response and Energy Orchestration. 

You will work on a team that values communication, collaboration, growth, and trust. At Uplight, we believe that demonstrating our core values is the key to success. 

Skills and experience are necessary, but we hire on value alignment first, so if you feel you would be a good fit with us, still consider applying.

What you will contribute:

  • Act with integrity, even when it’s hard
  • Always stay curious and ready to learn
  • Work to meaningful outcomes, mindful of each step
  • Operate as a unified team, made stronger by uniqueness

 What you bring to Uplight:

  • 4-8 years of professional software engineering experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of Python.
  • Experience implementing scalable microservice architecture.
  • Experience building and managing APIs to industry-accepted RESTful standards.
  • 3+ years building maintainable integration and unit tests.
  • Knowledge of Javascript and modern front-end libraries and frameworks.
  • Ability to collaborate via pair programming, peer review, brainstorming, etc.
  • Experience mentoring peers, both technically and non-technically.
  • Experience facilitating collaboration cross-functionally with Design and Product teams.

What makes working at Uplight amazing:
In addition to all the standard medical and dental benefits, that kick in Day 1, we are:
  • Proud to be over 500+ purpose-driven individuals helping to create a more sustainable planet.
  • Committed to the environment, our employees, and our communities.
  • Focused on career growth by following defined career ladders.
  • Committed to taking our work and mission seriously and….we love to laugh!
We also provide:
  •  401k Match
  •  Medical, vision, and dental insurance
  •  Monthly wellness stipend
  •  Peer to peer recognition program
  •  Management by objectives bonus plan
  •  Innovative flexible time off policy
  •  Exceptionally collaborative and cool office spaces

Salary Range: $125,000 to $145,000 

In accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the approximate annual base compensation range is listed above. The actual offer, reflecting the total compensation package and benefits, will be evaluated based on a number of factors including the applicant's experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity.

Uplight provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race (including hair texture and hairstyles), color, religion (including head coverings), age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.